Peraza Receives Pro Bono Award
On May 3, recent graduate Trinidad Peraza received the 2022 Blaise Gamba Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award during the 2022 Law Day Celebration, which was co-hosted by Legal Services of North Florida, Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee, and FSU Law. Peraza was recognized for her extraordinary interest in, and commitment to, public interest work and pro bono service from her first days as a student at FSU Law. She performed nearly 400 hours of pro bono work at a variety of organizations, including Legal Aid Service of Broward County, the Office of the State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, and the FSU Law Gender & Family Justice Clinic. Peraza also was a dedicated student leader during law school, serving as president of the Women’s Law Symposium and vice president of the Public Interest Law Students Association. She also volunteered as a mentor to undergraduate students in the FSU Women in Prelaw Society. The Blaise Gamba Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award is presented annually to a graduating 3L who has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to pro bono service. The award was established in honor of 2006 graduate Blaise Gamba, who practiced at Carlton Fields and was a leader and champion for the firm’s pro bono efforts.
Published on May 13, 2022